Photo by Luiz
Careiro, Amazonas, Brazil
, August 2017
Alternative name: Madeira Stipple-throated Antwren
- Epinecrophylla amazonica
Includes Roosevelt Antwren
10â€“11 cm (4-4Â¼ in)
- Yellowish-brown crown
- Paler mottled ear-coverts
- Redder towards nape
- Dark red mantle
From southeastern Peru and northern Bolivia to south central Amazonian Brazil.
Formerly considered conspecific with Rufous-backed Antwren and Fulvous-throated Antwren under the name Stipple-throated Antwren.
Two subspecies recognized:
- southeastern Peru, northern Bolivia and south central Amazonian Brazil (west of the Madeira River) and northern Bolivia (Pando)
- south central Amazonian Brazil, between the Madeira/Ji-ParanÃ¡ rivers and the AripuanÃ£ River - originally described as full species, Roosevelt Antwren.
Mostly observed in terra firme forests.
There is no information on breeding or movements, though they are thought to be a resident species.
The diet consists mostly of insects and spiders.
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2017. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2017, with updates to August 2017. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
- Dickinson, EC, ed. 2003. The Howard and Moore Complete Checklist of the Birds of the World. 3rd ed., with updates to December 2007 (Corrigenda 7). Princeton: Princeton Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0691117010
- Gill, F and D Donsker (Eds). 2016. IOC World Bird Names (version 6.3). Available at http://www.worldbirdnames.org/.
- Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved Jan 2018)
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